OS 20th Anniversary Panel Celebration

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Weiser Hall (10th Floor)

Join the Organizational Studies Program to celebrate 20 years of dedication to the intensive theoretical, empirical, and experiential study of organizations in society. Hear from current and former OS administrators as they share their insight and perspective on the development of the program, discover the various paths our alumni have taken after graduation, and connect with the OS community. 

This in-person event will be live-streamed and recorded via Zoom. Register below to attend in person or join virtually. Virtual information will be provided after registration.


David Barger - Panelist

David is one of the co-founders of JetBlue Airways and served as the airline's chief executive officer until 2015. Dave was one of the original members of the Organizational Studies Leadership Committee. He was also instrumental in creating the Barger Family Professorship which supports the OS Director position as well as funding a former scholarship program to support student participation in summer programs at the London School of Economics.

Sherri Chisholm - Keynote Speaker

OS alum class of 2007. Sherri is the Executive Director of Leading on Opportunity, an organization creating lasting, transformational change in economic mobility outcomes for the residents of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina. She has been an active alumna since graduation, as a panelist, meeting with current and prospective students, and helping OS to address DEI issues in the program.

Victoria Johnson - Panelist

Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at Hunter College. Victoria was the second faculty member in the OS program (from 2004-2015) and taught nonprofits as well as both OS core courses.

Mark Mizruchi - Moderator

Robert Cooley Angell Collegiate Professor of Sociology and Barger Family Professor of Organizational Studies. Mark has been the director of the program since 2012.

Jason Owen-Smith - Panelist

Professor of Sociology and co-founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Research on Innovation in the Institute for Social Research. Jason served as interim director of OS from 2010-12 and BLI Director from 2011-2018.

Richard H. Price - Panelist

Professor Emeritus of Psychology; Research Professor Emeritus, Survey Research Center. Rick served as the founding Director of the OS program from 2001-2010.

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